Consideration vs Qualification - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between consideration and qualification

is that consideration is consideration (the process of considering) while qualification is a clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation.

consideration

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The thought process of considering, of taking everything into account.
  • ''After much consideration, I have decided to stay.
  • Something considered as a reason or ground for a (possible) decision.
  • The tendency to consider others.
  • ''You showed remarkable consideration in giving up your place for your friend.
    ''Will you noisy children show some consideration and stop your infernal screaming? I'm trying to study!
  • A payment or other recompense for something done.
  • ''Sure I'll move my car, but only for a consideration .
  • (legal) A matter of inducement for something promised; something valuable given as recompense for a promise, which causes the promise to become binding as a contract.
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  • Importance, claim to notice, regard.
  • * 1919 ,
  • [...] settled down on a small property he had near Quimper to live for the rest of his days in peace; but the failure of an attorney left him suddenly penniless, and neither he nor his wife was willing to live in penury where they had enjoyed consideration .

    qualification

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation.
  • I accept your offer, but with the following qualification .
  • The act or process of qualifying for a position, achievement etc.
  • Qualification for this organization is extraordinarily difficult.
  • (obsolete) A quality or attribute.
  • *1714 , (Bernard Mandeville), The Fable of the Bees :
  • *:To shew, that these Qualfications , which we all pretend to be asham'd of, are the great support of a flourishing Society has been the subject of the foregoing Poem.
  • An ability or attribute that aids someone's chances of qualifying for something; specifically, completed professional training.
  • What are your qualifications for this job?

    Derived terms

    * disqualification * qualification problem

    See also

    * clarification ----